Celebrate the wonder of nature with the award-winning poetry collection, "I Am the Seed That Grew the Tree: A Nature Poem For Every Day Of The Year." Winner of the Waterstones Children's Gift of the Year 2018, this lavish and beautifully illustrated gift book is a perfect present for readers of all ages.
Named after the opening line of Judith Nicholls' poem "Windsong," this enchanting treasury comprises 366 animal poems, thoughtfully curated to match each day of the year, including leap years. Within its pages, you'll find a delightful mix of familiar favorites and new discoveries, penned by a diverse array of talented poets.
From the classic verses of William Blake and Emily Brontë to the enchanting words of Carol Ann Duffy and Roger McGough, this collection showcases a rich tapestry of poetic voices. Renowned poets like Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, and William Shakespeare stand alongside lesser-known yet equally captivating writers, such as Charles Causley, Eleanor Farjeon, and John Updike.
Whether you're 8 or 88, these poems will touch your heart and ignite your imagination. They are perfect for sharing at the beginning of the day, before bedtime, or simply to dip into whenever you desire. The timeless themes of nature, animals, and the changing seasons will resonate with readers of all generations, making this anthology a cherished addition to any bookshelf.
As you flip through the pages, the beautiful illustrations and evocative language will transport you to the wonders of the natural world. Each poem is a portal to adventure and introspection, inviting readers to savor the beauty and magic that surround us every day.
"I Am the Seed That Grew the Tree" is not just a poetry anthology for children; it's a celebration of the human connection to nature and the profound emotions that the natural world can inspire. Whether you're a seasoned poetry lover or a newcomer to the world of verse, this collection will captivate and inspire you with its timeless and evocative beauty.